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Object Fit

Utilities for controlling how a replaced element's content should be resized.

Default class reference

object-containobject-fit: contain;
object-coverobject-fit: cover;
object-fillobject-fit: fill;
object-noneobject-fit: none;
object-scale-downobject-fit: scale-down;


Resize an element’s content to stay contained within its container using .object-contain.

<div class="bg-rose-300 ...">
  <img class="object-contain h-48 w-full ...">


Resize an element’s content to cover its container using .object-cover.

<div class="bg-indigo-300 ...">
  <img class="object-cover h-48 w-full ...">


Stretch an element’s content to fit its container using .object-fill.

<div class="bg-light-blue-300 ...">
  <img class="object-fill h-48 w-full ...">


Display an element’s content at its original size ignoring the container size using .object-none.

<div class="bg-yellow-300">
  <img class="object-none h-48 w-full ...">

Scale Down

Display an element’s content at its original size but scale it down to fit its container if necessary using .object-scale-down.

<div class="bg-green-300">
  <img class="object-scale-down h-48 w-full ...">


To control how a replaced element’s content should be resized only at a specific breakpoint, add a {screen}: prefix to any existing object fit utility. For example, adding the class md:object-scale-down to an element would apply the object-scale-down utility at medium screen sizes and above.

  <img class="object-contain md:object-scale-down ..." src="...">

For more information about Tailwind’s responsive design features, check out the Responsive Design documentation.



By default, only responsive variants are generated for object-fit utilities.

You can control which variants are generated for the object-fit utilities by modifying the objectFit property in the variants section of your tailwind.config.js file.

For example, this config will also generate hover and focus variants:

  // tailwind.config.js
  module.exports = {
    variants: {
      extend: {
        // ...
+       objectFit: ['hover', 'focus'],


If you don't plan to use the object-fit utilities in your project, you can disable them entirely by setting the objectFit property to false in the corePlugins section of your config file:

  // tailwind.config.js
  module.exports = {
    corePlugins: {
      // ...
+     objectFit: false,